Tobias Fornier, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count50
Postal code5716
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)112.12 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,046
Density (2015)295 / km2 (763 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 31' North, 121° 57' East (10.5162, 121.9451)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.0 meters (46.0 feet)

Tobias Fornier, formerly known as Dao, is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 112.12 square kilometers or 43.29 square miles which constitutes 4.11% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,046. This represented 5.68% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 295 inhabitants per square kilometer or 763 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tobias Fornier has 50 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Abaca5.71%1,8881,8173.91%0.73%
Aras‑Asan3.39%1,12092421.21%3.73%
Arobo1.68%5565246.11%1.14%
Atabay2.70%89278413.78%2.49%
Atiotes1.46%4814555.71%1.06%
Bagumbayan1.53%50644214.48%2.61%
Balloscas1.58%5234838.28%1.53%
Balud1.71%565704-19.74%-4.10%
Barasanan A1.99%65957913.82%2.49%
Barasanan B1.55%5125012.20%0.41%
Barasanan C0.91%3012817.12%1.32%
Bariri0.54%1791705.29%0.99%
Camandagan1.56%5154817.07%1.31%
Cato‑ogan3.55%1,1741,0977.02%1.30%
Danawan1.85%61249024.90%4.32%
Diclum2.15%7116647.08%1.31%
Fatima3.92%1,2951,2573.02%0.57%
Gamad1.48%4904782.51%0.47%
Igbalogo1.49%4934900.61%0.12%
Igbangcal‑A1.44%4754710.85%0.16%
Igbangcal‑B1.75%57744429.95%5.12%
Igbangcal‑C0.97%3203132.24%0.42%
Igcabuad0.74%24317142.11%6.92%
Igcadac1.38%4564198.83%1.62%
Igcado2.85%94183812.29%2.23%
Igcalawagan1.57%52043718.99%3.37%
Igcapuyas0.61%20017911.73%2.13%
Igcasicad0.72%2392284.82%0.90%
Igdalaguit4.37%1,4451,25015.60%2.80%
Igdanlog2.64%8728433.44%0.65%
Igdurarog1.67%55342330.73%5.23%
Igtugas1.24%4103846.77%1.26%
Lawigan0.83%2752701.85%0.35%
Lindero1.17%38534112.90%2.34%
Manaling0.87%2872648.71%1.60%
Masayo3.40%1,1241,247-9.86%-1.96%
Nagsubuan0.82%2722614.21%0.79%
Nasuli‑A2.48%818894-8.50%-1.68%
Opsan1.89%6245915.58%1.04%
Paciencia3.33%1,09991420.24%3.57%
Poblacion Norte5.09%1,6831,6114.47%0.84%
Poblacion Sur4.09%1,3521,2984.16%0.78%
Portillo0.64%2122034.43%0.83%
Quezon1.02%33830112.29%2.23%
Salamague1.20%39533218.98%3.36%
Santo Tomas2.19%72553236.28%6.07%
Tacbuyan0.62%20418510.27%1.88%
Tene1.01%334339-1.47%-0.28%
Villaflor4.48%1,4801,4452.42%0.46%
Ysulat2.17%71662015.48%2.78%
Tobias Fornier Total33,04630,6697.75%1.43%

Historical population

The population of Tobias Fornier grew from 15,329 in 1960 to 33,046 in 2015, an increase of 17,717 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.43%, or an increase of 2,377 people, from the previous population of 30,669 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,329
19,0632.16%
21,1392.10%
22,5111.27%
25,8161.38%
26,1550.24%
27,3310.95%
29,7721.19%
30,6691.09%
33,0461.43%

Location

The municipal center of Tobias Fornier is situated at approximately 10° 31' North, 121° 57' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.0 meters or 46.0 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Tobias Fornier are Iloilo City, Bago, Sipalay, Passi, La Carlota, and Himamaylan. The nearest municipalities are Anini-y, Hamtic, San Joaquin, San Jose de Buenavista, Sibalom, and Miagao. Its distance from the national capital is 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,046, ranked 846 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.29 square kilometers, ranked 961 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 295 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 681 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.43%, ranked 712 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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